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As a therapist A program that will trigger important health and beauty I value the proposal.
So that Rikyu can become a “best healing space” for our customers.

Owner / Therapist

Emi Hojo

BSc Hons | CIDESCO | IFPA | IIHHT | ITEC |

Emi has been working as a beauty and complementary therapist for over 20 years in both the UK and her native Japan. She is fully qualified for the practice of Aromatherapy, Reiki, Bowen Technique, Reflexology, La Stone Therapy and many more.

Her considerable experience has given her the insight and knowledge to meet any demands with her unique massage technique, based on a mixture of traditional Oriental methods and modern Western styles. She believes that this holistic approach gives the client both a pleasurable, relaxing experience and the satisfaction of seeing definite results!

Emi has worked with a wide range of clients, including Premiership footballers and media celebrities as well as business executives and members of the local community.

Therapists at Rikyu

Rika

Rika is an experienced complementary therapist with over 18 years experience of work both in the UK and Japan.

Rika began her career as an Aromatherapist and trainer working for one of the largest aromatherapy companies in Japan, and she has played an active part in embedding practice of this relatively new discipline in Japan.

Her professional repertoire of treatments includes Sports massage, Manual lymphatic drainage, Hot Stone massage and many more. Rika has also trained on Elemis facial massage techniques, and provides training and consultancy to management and staff in spas across Japan.

Ann-Mari

Ann-Mari has 12 years’ experience in giving massage.

She is trained in the Swedish, Deep Tissue techniques and facials, and she is especially passionate about the Hawaiian healing massage!

She also studied the Ka-Huna technique and the ‘temple-style’ Lomi Lomi massage while in Australia.

She brings a holistic approach to her work, aiming to help her clients de-stress and rebalance themselves physically, mentally and emotionally.